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Should i get c load or e load goodyear

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by 09tacomg, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. 09tacomg

    09tacomg [OP] Active Member

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    I am looking at the goodyear duratrac or the goodyear mtr.
    265 70 17. Should i get the 6 ply(C) or the 10 ply(E)
    Thanks
     
  2. RCBS

    RCBS Mr Thundermaker is about to start barking fire!

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    difference in cost?
     
  3. 4getful

    4getful Senior Junior Member In Training

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    I am thinking that most would say go with the 6 ply. The weight difference is probably pretty large? The cost would be less with the 6 ply. I am not a tire pro though!
     
  4. Tacoyota

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    C is more than enough for a taco, but if u do lotta gravel roads the 10 plies might save you. E is 3300 lb +/- rated, think of 3/4 tons, C is more like 2200 lb +/-. E will be stiffer sidewall and heavier a bit less mpg at the same size, 265/75 r 16 can be had in E or C.
     
  5. TEX357

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    Yeah E is very heavy. You should go with C.
     
  6. dw77x

    dw77x Those are not my pants

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    Do you tow much? The E rated tire will havd a stiffer sidewall and you will sway less while towing. Also may get a stiffer ride. I am putting tires on in a few weeks myself, currently leaning to the E rated tire.
     
  7. Uhaul-n-azz

    Uhaul-n-azz Well-Known Member

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    C is plenty.
     
  8. 06Bluez

    06Bluez Well-Known Member

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    If you are having such a hard time figuring out what ply just go with whats in the middle.. 8ply!!!! I have 10ply and its way to heavy I hate it.
     
  9. Tacoyota

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    255/85 r16 has my interest, can be had in load range D, also overkill on tacos though.
     
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